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Trek 7.2 FX
  • Color: Starry Night Black/Volt Green
  • Color: Chi Red
  • Color: Waterloo Blue

Trek

7.2 FX
2015/2016

$479.95 - $479.99
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Product Rating
 
5.0 stars
 (88 Reviews)
 

2015/2016 Trek 7.2 FX

You'll enjoy the fun and also get in shape, on Trek's sporty 7.2 FX. This versatile machine features a light aluminum frame with easy-rolling, road bike size wheels, a combination that lets you ride further and faster with the same effort. Plus, it sports a hill-flattening 24-speed drivetrain and confidence-inspiring linear-pull brakes. And, you'll love the puncture-resistant tires that keep you pedaling worry-free.

Features and Information

 
Specification Description
Frame Trek Alpha Silver aluminum
Fork High-tensile steel
Rims/Wheels Bontrager AT-750
Hubs Formula aluminum
Tires Bontrager H2 Hardcase Lite, 700 x 35c
Crankset SR SunTour
Chainrings 48/38/28
Front Derailleur Shimano
Rear Derailleur Shimano Acera
Rear Cogs Shimano, 8-speed: 11-32
Shifters Shimano EF51
Handlebars Bontrager Low riser
Tape/Grips Bontrager Satellite
Stem Bontrager SSR
Brake Levers Shimano EF51
Brakes Tektro linear-pull
Pedals Nylon platform
Saddle Bontrager SSR
Seatpost Bontrager SSR

* Subject to change without notice.

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5.0 stars

(based on 88 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Pros

  • Lightweight  (65)
  • Durable  (56)
  • Great Components  (34)
  • Handles Well  (17)
  • Versatile  (14)

Cons

  • Poor Off-road Handling  (9)
  • Poor Component Selection  (2)
  • Transmission  (2)
  • Seat  (2)
  • Uncomfortable Seat  (2)

Best Uses

  • Commuting  (39)
  • Pavement  (33)
  • Road Biking  (23)
  • Commuting/City  (13)
  • Cycle Cross Racing  (5)

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5.0

Great bike, would buy again.

By S L

from Canada

About Me Intermediate

Pros

  • Well Balanced
  • Comfortable
  • Easy To Maneuver
  • Upright Position
  • Smooth Stability
  • Lightweight
  • Tough
  • Fast

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Freeriding
  • Park
  • Smooth Surfaces
  • Gravel
  • Trails
  • Long Distance
  • Road

Comments:

I bought this bike a few months ago, and after riding it for a few months, I have found that it is the perfect bike for me. I ride about 80km per week, mostly on road, sidewalk, paved trails and gravel. I don't often ride on dirt. For that, this bike is perfect. It's not as fast as a road bike, but it makes up for that with improved comfort. I test-road several other similar bikes, but I found that I liked this bike the best. One thing to note is the quick release wheels, which make the bike easier to transport but it is a risk to lock it in the open. For semi-serious bikers who don't need to lock it outside, this is the best bike.

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5.0

Great bike for comfort and distance

By NJSandsculptor

from Whiting, NJ

About Me Intermediate

Pros

  • Well Balanced
  • Smooth Stability
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments:

      I'm 69 years old and have been a biking enthusiast since I was a teen. I've owned several road bikes and mountain bikes over the years but as I got older it became more uncomfortable to ride with dropped handlebars. I was fitted by a local bike shop for this Trek 7.2 FX 2 years ago and it has brought my cycling back to life. The tires are high enough pressure for easy rolling, the gearing is very wide range so hills and flat are a pleasure, and the seat is surprisingly comfortable even on longer rides. I've joined a couple of group ride clubs and have no trouble keeping up the pace, I even lead some rides. I love this bike, it's perfect for me. The easy indexed shifting and good brakes are another plus. The upright handlebars keep my neck from the pain I experienced with dropped handlebar road bikes. The build quality and finish are excellent also. Double water bottle holder brazed ons are great. I use a large poly tank for water bolted to the bike's downtube with a sipping tube clamped to the handlebars. Thank you Trek for making my perfect bike.

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      5.0

      I love this bike

      By Nick7173

      from Wheaton IL

      About Me Beginner

      Pros

      • Well Balanced
      • Lightweight
      • Fast

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Freeriding

        Comments:

        I got this bike 5 weeks ago and I've ridden it every day. My longest ride so far is 21 miles. I plan on riding right int the winter. Its addicting. And even better on a bike like this.

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        5.0

        Fun Bike/ Good Machine

        By Fluffy

        from Fort Worth

        About Me Intermediate

        Pros

        • Good Flexibility
        • Looks Great
        • Fast
        • Smooth Stability
        • Smooth Shifting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Urban Commuting
          • Park
          • Every Day Cycling

          Comments:

          I love this bike. It's flexible in that you can confidently navigate through areas that aren't cyclist friendly, over grass medians and areas that don't have sidewalks or bike lanes. It might not be road bike fast but it's fast enough and the gears change smoothly. I am very happy to have this bike.

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          5.0

          Great Bike! Light weight and smooth ride.

          By Rineygatos99

          from Lake Saint Louis, MO

          About Me Advanced

          Pros

          • Smooth Stability
          • Lightweight
          • Well Balanced

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments:

              Great bike. It is very light weight and is very smooth on the road and trails.

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              4.0

              Great bike for most everything

              By littlerobbie

              from Decatur, Il

              About Me Intermediate

              Pros

              • Responsive
              • Good Flexibility
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Commuting
                • Exercise

                Comments:

                I bought this bike for two reasons. Commute to work (17 mile round trip), and exercise. I am extremely happy with the bike. I have over 500 miles under me and it still shifts well and rides like new. I put a smaller tire on it (700X 28) for less rolling resistance and I like the change. I want to start increasing my rides, my only drawback is inherent to all hybrids - one hand position. I am going to add bullhorns or drop extensions to remedy this. Overall, I would buy this bike again.

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                5.0

                Great Bike

                By Geo

                from Chicago

                About Me Professional

                Pros

                • Lots Of Versatility This

                Cons

                • Dings Easily

                Best Uses

                  Comments:

                  Waterloo Blue. Scratches easily. Fantastic ride. 500 Miles with no issues in Chicago. Happy!

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                  5.0

                  A very good hybrid/fitness bike

                  By SKCA

                  from Coquitlam, BC

                  About Me Intermediate

                  Pros

                  • Good Flexibility
                  • Lightweight
                  • Fast
                  • Well Balanced

                  Cons

                  • Too Stiff

                  Best Uses

                  • Speed

                  Comments:

                  I love the 7.2 fx bike! I bought it in 2015. I use this bike for a fitness purpose. So far, there is no problem with any of the bike components. Personally, I feel that this bike is very light in terms of weight. As a result, when riding very steep hills, I find it easy to climb. The only advantage to this bike is the stiffness. Nonetheless, overall, it is a great bike for the price.

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                  5.0

                  I am a fanatic now!!!

                  By ABT

                  from Jacksonville, FL

                  About Me Beginner

                  Pros

                  • Fast
                  • Well Balanced
                  • Lightweight
                  • Smooth Stability

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments:

                      I am a beginner and made this purchase to replace a department store bike. I used that one to ride the bike trails with friends and when I saw that I was working harder and not progressing as much I knew I had to do something. I did a lot of research and ended choosing between this one and a Specialty bike. I am so glad that I made this purchase. I have found a new fitness and weight loss tool.

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                      5.0

                      Best Buy for the money

                      By Jr trek

                      from Orlando fl

                      About Me Advanced

                      Pros

                      • Reliable Comfortable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Fitness Commute Trail

                        Comments:

                        Very comfortable bike,very reliable great components

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